Whether walking, jogging, skating, cycling or riding, Europe's largest urban forest " Eilenriede " invites you to enjoy the nature. The approximately 640 -acre urban forest offers athletes an ideal setting. For explorers the forest offers historical places, such as the grass maze or the Schiffgraben, and many more. Also located in the forest is Hanover´s zoo. Easily to reach is Hanover downtown or the Maschsee. Furthermore, there is a jogging path, a mini golf course, four toboggan hills, a high ropes course in Wakitu, ten playgrounds, twelve lawns, restaurants, kiosks and a forest café.